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G-Sync HDR monitors might go on sale in two weeks
— 9:13 AM on May 8, 2018

Not every gerbil is a gamer, but there's enough of you out there that I don't feel weird asking: how's your gaming display? It could...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Lenovo's Mirage Solo headset and Mirage Camera put you in a Daydream
— 1:30 PM on May 7, 2018

The subgenre of VR headsets that don't require an attached PC or console seems to get a big release or announcement just about every week. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Displays Gaming

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Deal of the day: Alienware's AW2518H 240-Hz G-Sync display for $350
— 12:00 PM on May 7, 2018

What's this, a deal on Monday? That's right, gerbils and gerbilettes. We found something so sweet, so fluffy and warm, that we can't help but...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Corsair's K63 Wireless keyboard, Dark Core RGB SE mouse, MM1000 mouse pad, and K63 Lapboard reviewed
— 9:08 AM on May 7, 2018

Corsair's K63 Wireless keyboard, Dark Core RGB SE mouse, MM1000 mouse pad, and K63 Wireless Gaming Lapboard promise a seamless transition from gaming at a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Steam Hardware Survey shows big changes after Valve fixes counting
— 4:00 PM on May 4, 2018

Game development requires a careful balance between keeping system requirements low enough to make the product accessible to a wide range of players while incorporating attention-getting...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Memory Gaming

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Thursday deals: an SSD-and-HDD combo for $113, big monitors, and more
— 12:25 PM on May 3, 2018

Fair afternoon to you, gerbils. I'm still reeling from the excitement of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest. My ears have only been listening to softer...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays

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Noctua's NF-A12 fan puts other spinners to shame
— 1:00 PM on May 2, 2018

An audience of gerbils probably doesn't need to be told this, but few companies take fans more seriously than Noctua. As proof, I present the...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Oculus lets its first standalone headset Go out to users
— 9:00 AM on May 2, 2018

VR vendor and Facebook subsidiary Oculus has been teasing its Go standalone VR headset since October of last year. In the meantime, HTC, the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 2400G for $154, cheap SSDs, and more
— 11:15 AM on May 1, 2018

Hullo, gerbils and gerbilettes! It's been a busy couple weeks for TR, but there's no stopping the hardware train. We have a particularly good bounty...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Storage Displays

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Razer Abyssus Essential sheds old sensor and gains more colors
— 1:00 PM on April 27, 2018

Razer has updated its entry-level Abyssus mouse, and the new capabilities are enough to bring on a new suffix: the new version of the pointing...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Microsoft unveils a name and a date for the next Windows 10 update
— 9:01 AM on April 27, 2018

After early 2017's Creators Update and the Fall Creators Update later last year, Microsoft has been mysteriously quiet about the name of the...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Thursday deals: a Threadripper 1950X for $719 and more crazy discounts
— 12:31 PM on April 26, 2018

Greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. I'm not going to write up a pretty intro today, because Amazon's running a hot sale on PC components with fancy...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Cases Cooling Storage

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Windows 10 update has Spectre fixes for Haswell, Broadwell and Skylake
— 4:30 PM on April 25, 2018

The best way to get microcode updates for security flaws like Spectre is a firmware patch from a motherboard or system maker. Some manufacturers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Windows

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HTC's Vive Pro VR business kits pop up with SteamVR 2.0 base stations
— 9:47 AM on April 25, 2018

Between elevated prices for graphics cards, the high cost of system memory, and the expense of a headset, getting all the parts together for a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Echogear's single-screen and dual-screen monitor arms reviewed
— 3:50 PM on April 23, 2018

Once upon a time, I had a sweet monitor-arm setup that proved such a hassle that I eventually put my screens right back on their...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Philips Momentum 43 pairs DisplayHDR 1000 certification with Ambilight
— 2:45 PM on April 23, 2018

A 43" display stretches the definition of "computer monitor" a bit, but gamers and media consumers can certainly make a case for such a sizable...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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PSA: Satellite Reign is free today at the Humble Store
— 4:15 PM on April 20, 2018

It's Friday, gerbils, and some of you probably have plans this weekend. Others might be looking for something to do, so why not play

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Cryorig C7 Cu puts a hunk of copper in small spaces
— 2:44 PM on April 20, 2018

Copper is an excellent material for heatsinks, but its high cost when compared to aluminum means it's sparingly used in heatsinks and other cooling components....

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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